Three-year starter Traevon Jackson is graduating, but Wisconsin’s point guard spot is in good hands. When Jackson broke his foot in January, sophomore Bronson Koenig replaced him in the starting lineup and played well.
A thrilling Tournament was capped last night by a fantastic final, as Duke beat Wisconsin 68-63. It was the fifth championship for Duke and Mike Krzyzewski.
While Jahlil Okafor, Justise Winslow, and Tyus Jones have been incredible this season, don’t forget about Grayson Allen.
The Blue Devils have young talent that’s ready to bolt for the NBA in a year or so, while Wisconsin’s personnel has withstood the test of time.
The Blue Devils and Badgers play for the title tonight at 9:18 p.m. ET on CBS.
Tom Izzo is headed to his seventh Final Four. Only three coaches have been to more: John Wooden, Dean Smith, and Izzo’s opposition on Saturday, Mike Krzyzewski.
Izzo told WWJ’s Jon Hewett the team just finished two good days of practice before hitting the road ‘on a mission.’
Why did a Michigan man put a bet on the rival team?
Mike Krzyzewski and Tom Izzo are no strangers to each other and have already played once this season.
They may be considered an underdog, but the Michigan State Spartans have proved their weight in gold during this year’s NCAA Tournament.